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Mysterious x-rays are streaming our way from Pluto, and no one knows why

X-rays appear to be trickling away from Pluto, even though the dwarf planet has no obvious way of making the high-energy photons, a new study reports.<p>Given what researchers have learned about Pluto since the New Horizons spacecraft flew by in 2015, the discovery is surprising. For many planets and …

Astronomy

Physicists Have Finally Confirmed a Decades-Old Explanation of Phase Transitions

A shift in space and time.<p>Researchers have finally confirmed a decades-old set of rules that describes strange shifts in space and time, known as …

Can Quantum Physics Explain Consciousness?

A new approach to a once-farfetched theory is making it plausible that the brain functions like a quantum computer.<p>The mere mention of “quantum consciousness” makes most physicists cringe, as the phrase seems to evoke the vague, insipid musings of a New Age guru. But if a new hypothesis proves to …

Quiz: Mars Or Earth?

From a distance, Earth and Mars are nothing alike. The water-rich, life-filled world that we call home looks nothing like the frozen, desert wastelands of the red planet. But the following ten images might prove to you that telling these two worlds apart is harder than you might imagine. Can you …

National Parks

Ask Ethan: Could The Universe Be Infinite?

13.8 billion years ago, the Universe began with the hot Big Bang. It’s been expanding and cooling ever since, up through and including the present day. From our point-of-view, we can observe it for some 46 billion light years in all directions, thanks to the speed of light and the expansion of …

Dark Matter